Kristin Lund


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Kristin Lund born Norway May 16, 1958. First woman commander of UN peacekeeping force, Cyprus, 2014; previously served in UN peacekeeping forces in Lebanon and Bosnia.


"I think it's time, and I think it's important that other women see that it's possible also in the UN system to get up in the military hierarchy to become a force commander." (Deutsche Welle, May 13, 2004; photo